athabaska

Athabasca

[ath-uh-bas-kuh]
noun
1.
a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. About 200 miles (320 km) long; about 3000 sq. mi. (7800 sq. km).
2.
a river in SW Alberta, Canada, flowing NE to Lake Athabasca; oil-bearing tar sands. 765 miles (1231 km) long.
Also, Athabaska.
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Athabaska or Athabasca (ˌæθəˈbæskə)
 
n
1.  Lake Athabaska a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. Area: about 7770 sq km (3000 sq miles)
2.  a river in W Canada, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing northeast to Lake Athabaska. Length: 1230 km (765 miles)
 
Athabasca or Athabasca
 
n

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